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NOVA; Television Explosion, The

02/18/2010

Preservation master dubbed frorm 1 inch original broadcast date 2/14/1982


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Series
NOVA
Program
Television Explosion, The
Program Number

906

Series Description

Premiered March 1974 NOVA is a general-interest documentary series that addresses a single science issue each week. Billed as "science adventures for curious grown-ups" when it first aired in March, 1974, NOVA continues to offer an informative and entertaining approach to a challenging subject. 1996 marked NOVA's 23rd season, which makes it the longest-running science program on national television. It is also one of television's most acclaimed series, having won every major television award, most of them many times over. Series release date: 3/3/1974

Program Description

The past, present, and future of American television including the potential of cable; the Columbus, Ohio two-way TV experiment; the array of new techniques and their potential social impact. Will the new video technology let people see what they really want, rather than what the networks want?

Duration

00:56:46

Asset Type

Broadcast program

Media Type

Video

Genres
Documentary
Topics
Science
Citation
Chicago: “NOVA; Television Explosion, The,” 02/18/2010, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 8, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_230C278D3CC146CC92FB69DD624E335E.
MLA: “NOVA; Television Explosion, The.” 02/18/2010. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 8, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_230C278D3CC146CC92FB69DD624E335E>.
APA: NOVA; Television Explosion, The. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_230C278D3CC146CC92FB69DD624E335E
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